Editorial and Publishing Consultant
Ghostwriting, Book Editing, Publishing Consulting
Supporting others in bringing their work into the world is my passion. Editing is my tactic. Knowing what people want to read is my gift. – Donna Mosher
Magazines and Publishing Management
- Publishing Manager, Centers for Spiritual Living
- Editor in Chief, Science of Mind magazine
- Senior Editor, Spirituality & Health magazine
- Founder and Publisher, Authentic Living
- Contributing Editor, The Woodlands Lifestyles and Homes
- Editor, Houston House & Home
- Editor in Chief, New Mexico House & Home
- Editor in Chief, Austin House & Home
Donna is among the most creative and effective publishing professionals I have worked with. Her style is open and her standards are high. Her energy and intellect form a unique combination that is an advantage to any publishing enterprise.
– Hervey Evans, magazine management consultant
Donna Mosher is my longtime friend, sister, and fellow sojourner in Expanded Consciousness. She is the quintessential professional, and a deeply spiritual and enlightened one as well. She is a prolific writer, advisor, encourager, connector, and confidant. If you believe in possibilities and want a genuine compadre, Donna needs to be on it for sure. You won’t regret it.
– Bishop Carlton Pearson
– V. Lance Tarrance, Checked and Balanced: How Ticket-Splitters Are Shaping the New Balance of Power in American Politics by V. Lance Tarrance Jr. and Walter De Vries, Foreword by David Broder
Donna is a caring and competent professional with a gift for body, mind, and spirit nutritional writing. – Ann Louise Gittleman, NY Times Award Winning Author of 30 books on detox, health, and healing
By David Patient and Donna Mosher
David Patient continues to be a source of inspiration and knowledge to people living with HIV across the globe. David is well known throughout southern Africa for education and wellness programs addressing HIV and AIDS. His work with partner Neil Orr has gone beyond teaching people how to get and stay healthy. David and Neil have taught millions that the path to long-term health is best traveled through living a life of purpose and meaning.
They have published numerous important works on HIV and health. Their book Positive Health has sold 20 million copies and is an essential, practical tool for people affected by or infected with HIV. They have trained tens of thousands in workshops and reached millions through popular broadcast media programs.
In this book, Make a Plan – Possibility and Empowerment in a Time of AIDS, David shares his twenty years of experience, from his early days smuggling HIV drugs from the United States to South Africa to working with diverse groups, including the Maasai in the Serengeti, impoverished communities throughout South Africa, employees in the casino industry, community leaders in Mozambique, Peace Corps volunteers, and more.
This book shares David’s and Neil’s techniques through inspiring stories of those who took what they learned and not only regained their health but were empowered to create successful, purposeful, meaningful lives for themselves and their families. This inspiring information can be implemented in health and empowerment programs everywhere.
Working with Donna has been a sheer delight. The ease at which she digs a little deeper, probing without being invasive; her profound insights and her compassion have made working with her a highlight in my career. She made capturing our memoirs a wonderful experience. I have enjoyed the whole process, and I hope that we can collaborate on other works in the future. – David Patient
Latest Book Editing Projects
From Hierarchy to High Performance
Unleashing the Hidden Superpowers of Ordinary People to Realize Extraordinary Results
This book is a collaboration of eight business consultants, written for leaders who want to do the best thing for all their stakeholders—their people, their clients, and their community. It inspires those keen to lead the transformation to collaborative, networked organizations that value human experience over bureaucratic rule.
Donna Mosher’s contributions as editor were enormously practical; we felt like she really “got us.”
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Using the Power of Sound and Silence for Health, Harmony, and Happiness
by Karen Olson, Ph.D.
All matter has vibrational energy—a frequency. This vibration influences your physical health, your emotions, and your ability to create what you want in life. New York Pops violist Karen Olson reveals how to harness the energetic power of frequencies to reduce fear, guilt, shame, and anger and how to boost love, gratitude, serenity, and joy.
My gifted editor Donna Mosher masterfully pulled it all together so that the music could sing and the meaning could be heard. – Karen Olson, Ph.D.
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From Wales to Chincoteague Island
A Year on the Tump
Both by Daniel P.T. Thomas
Dan Thomas wrote first a memoir of his youth in British boarding schools and brushing shoulders with the Royal Family to his eventual arrival as a “com-ere” to Chincoteague Island in Virginia. For this book, I served as his coach. His second book, which I edited, offers the reader a close look at the treasures of that island, known to locals as “the Tump.” Both are brilliantly written and sweetly illustrated by the author.
My wonderful editor, Donna Mosher, worked tirelessly with me to craft and shape my story for publication. I can’t thank you enough for your caring, well-considered critiques and suggestions for improvement. – Daniel P.T. Thomas
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A story of Two Siblings, Two Cats, and Four Very Naughty Chickens
by Kiera Gray
Fourteen-year-old Kiera Gray asked me for coaching and editing of her first book. She worked hard for a year, and now she has what I’m sure will be a young adult best seller! It is clever, original, and simply delightful. Oh, and it is, as they say, “based on a true story.” Because Kiera raises and trains chickens. So if any hen can learn to write—and order their own goodies online—it would be Kiera’s!
I’m not sure where to start with my gratitude to my fantastic editor, Donna Mosher, for her amazing editing skills, ideas, help, encouragement, coaching, and constant excitement for my book. – Kiera Gray
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Drawing Your Line
Setting Boundaries Step by Step
by Dawn Koufakis-Basel and Alison W. Smith
The authors have drawn on personal and professional experiences to craft training for women in how to set boundaries. Their workbook serves as a guide for group experiences and a journal for personal inspiration. I love this book especially because Dawn and Alison are building a successful business with it.
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5 Steps to Transformational Self-Love
by Kara Adams
Kara Adams shares a harrowing and deeply inspiring walk through her challenges, including infidelity, infertility, family trauma, and a life-threatening illness to prove that, despite any circumstance, we can rise to live a passion- and purpose-filled life. Her storytelling is brilliant. I coached her in how to integrate the lessons she learned with the story she shares.
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Are We There Yet?
One Woman’s Spiritual Journey
by Hallie Moore
My dear friend Hallie Moore shares a lifetime of spiritual seeking in this delightful memoir. As a girl she lived with aunts who practiced Christian Science. Now she practices passage meditation—every single morning—as taught by her beloved teacher Sri Eknath Easwaran. This is the tale of her journey through those practices and along just about every other spiritual path she could find that promised spiritual fulfilment. As a result, she is delivering that to so many through the satsang she leads in Texas.
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Making Mindfulness Accessible for Everyone
by Mira Dessy and Kerry McClure
This book is filled with practical techniques, guided meditations, stories, and other nuggets of wisdom that can help ease your journey through the world.
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by Cheryl Winter, MS APRN, FNP-BC, MS RDN, CDE
- Health doesn’t come in a bottle
- Illness isn’t a deficiency of [Insert Drug Name Here]
- Food and natural remedies can prevent and reverse chronic disease
Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and Europe, after heart disease and cancer. The only way to halt this tailspin into chronic illness is to stop treating symptoms and address the underlying cause of the chronic disease.
In Prescription Detox, Cheryl Winter guides you through the ABCs of regaining your health without medication.
Cheryl Winter is a trained, licensed, board-certified family nurse practitioner, which means she is a legalized drug pusher. After years of watching her patients take pharmaceutical medication and only get sicker, she returned to her roots as a registered dietitian nutritionist to teach people to get healthy. Now, as a certified diabetes educator and a functional medicine certified practitioner, she helps clients reverse and eliminate chronic disease without the use of drugs. Her mantra is inspired by Hippocrates: Let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
An absolute “must read” for those who want to take charge of their own health – naturally. With Cheryl Winter as your guide, your family, friends, and loved ones will be able to navigate major health challenges by searching for the underlying root cause without resorting to toxic drugs to suppress symptoms. Brilliant!! – Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., New York Times bestselling author of over 30 books on detox, health, and healing
It was an absolute joy to work with Donna Mosher in editing my book, PRESCRIPTION DETOX: How Our Allegiance to Big Pharma Makes Us Sicker and How You Can Heal Without Meds.
I knew after the very first call I had with Donna that she was the editor I wanted to work with. She took a personal interest in my book’s topic and helped me fill in the missing pieces while providing constant positive, professional feedback with helpful and amazing tips along the way. For me, a first-time author, Donna made the process so easy and manageable, and her dedication to my project far exceeded my expectations. I have always considered myself a fairly good writer, but Donna was able to make my words so much clearer and more succinct, with even more depth. She truly made my work shine.
I cannot be happier with the results of my book, thanks to this amazing experienced professional who over-delivered every step of the way with her time and talents. I look forward to working with Donna again on many more future projects. – Cheryl Winter, MS APRN, FNP-BC, MS RDN, CDE
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The Rewards for Trusting God and Three Fundamental Steps for Walking Through Trials, Adversities, and Hardships
By Eddie L. Johnson, Jr.
As a new writer, I did not know what to expect once my manuscript was ready for an editor. I read many articles and saw many resources with names of good editors. However, for some reason, they missed an important name, Donna Mosher.
I do believe all things happen for a reason, and how I met Donna as my editor had a reason. Donna edited my manuscript with absolute professionalism and was immediately available when I needed her. Donna challenged me with questions about my writing, which opened up my thinking so that my book could be impactful to everyone.
With much gratitude, thank you, Donna, for going above and beyond yourself as an editor and partnering with me as a new writer. – Eddie L. Johnson, Jr.
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Strength and Confidence to Harness Your Future
By Dwayne Paro
The Empowered Veteran assesses the core strengths of military training and leadership that equip veterans to build amazingly successful civilian careers and give them an edge in a highly competitive corporate environment. It teaches the reader how to plan for a successful transition from the military and prepare for an empowering future. And it offers a roadmap to an effective execution of the plan and a personal investment that will develop ongoing opportunities for life.
Donna Mosher is an absolute caring professional who works tirelessly to ensure every “I” is dotted and “T” is crossed when editing a manuscript. She provides invaluable insight and recommendations that clearly show she wants only the best for your work. While working with Donna, I enjoyed every interaction and learned so much on how to be a better writer by her explanations for changes needed and reviewing how she expertly worded without losing the meaning or author’s voice. Not only does she bring an amazing depth of experience to the table but she doesn’t shy away from learning about the topic to ensure the best result. She was able to not only meet but exceed all expectations! – Dwayne Paro
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By Evan H. Hirsch, MD, ABOIM with Stacy Scheel Hirsch, MES, ACC, CDWF
This book guides you not only to fix your fatigue but in following Dr. Hirsch’s steps and recommendations, you will reclaim the overall health of your youth. This is everyone’s birthright. – Mikhail Kogan, MD, Medical Director, George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine
Dr. Evan, as he is affectionately known, is one of the nation’s leaders and authorities on chronic fatigue. He has helped hundreds of people resolve their chronic fatigue. Now he is on a mission to help 100,000 more through his blog, online courses, books, and the training of healthcare providers.
Dr. Evan suffered from chronic fatigue for five years before he achieved resolution using the Fix Your Fatigue Program that he pioneered at the Hirsch Center for Integrative Medicine in Olympia, Washington. He has lectured nationally and internationally on topics in Integrative and Functional Medicine and is board certified in family medicine and integrative medicine. When he’s not at the office, you can find him singing musicals, playing basketball, traveling, dancing hip-hop, and enjoying life with his wife and daughter.
When I set out to edit my book, I didn’t know where to start. Donna Mosher was great at taking me by the hand and leading me through the editing process. Her edits were great! She is always thoughtful, supportive and a great teacher. I feel a lot more confident about my book now that Donna has edited it. I liked Donna’s work so much that I hired her to write blog posts and scripts for me! – Evan H. Hirsch, MD, ABOIM
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By Jodi Sternoff Cohen, NTP
In this ground-breaking guide to advanced essential oils, Vibrant Blue Oilsfounder Jodi Sternoff Cohen shares her thorough and comprehensive roadmap for using essential oils to balance the underlying causes of various health concerns, including poor sleep, stress, compromised digestion, detoxification, gut inflammation, poor circulation, and blood sugar issues.
While many use essential oils to treat particular symptoms, like a stuffy nose or poor sleep, Jodi Cohen reveals in Healing with Essential Oils how essential oils can bring specific organs, including the brain, back into balance, thereby supporting the body to heal itself. She also has discovered that essential oils, when combined in certain synergistic combinations, expand their healing benefits exponentially, beyond that of the individual oils.
Healing with Essential Oils will empower you with the knowledge and tools to start feeling better with less work.
“Donna is more than an amazing editor with an enormous talent for the written word. She is a true partner is the book creation process who goes above and beyond helping to research and validate information and enhance the content. She generously shares her impressive Rolodex to help with everything from book formatting to celebrity connections for writing a forward. I cannot recommend Donna highly enough! She served as both a trusted sounding board and tireless cheerleader on this project!” – Jodi Sternoff Cohen, NTP
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From the days of hunter-gathers to modern shoppers attempting to decipher the complexity of products on food shelves today, the way we procure our food has changed dramatically. But our need for proper nourishment remains the same. Processed food, fast food, adulterated, and chemically enhanced foods make navigating the stocking of our pantries with healthy foods a truly mystifying chore. Many of us don’t know where this food comes from, and we don’t know what’s really in it. Most people who walk into a grocery store think that all of the edible-appearing products on the shelves are food. The truth is that many of them are not! Many of these items contain ingredients that have the potential to be harmful. Even though legislation generally protects us against illegal food substances, evidence is showing many items to be either unsafe or at the very least not nutritious or healthful food options. We are seduced by the pretty pictures on the box or the marketing claims by the manufacturer. We don’t really know what’s in our food, trusting that if they are selling it we can eat it. This book will help you take back control of your pantry and your food source. You will discover those items that are not contributing nutrition value and perhaps detracting from your health and that of your loved ones. You will learn how to stock your pantry with the healthiest choices available.
Donna is detail oriented, highly organized, and a great communicator. Full of ideas, energy, and enthusiasm, she has provided excellent support and recommendations to help me grow my business. – Mira Dessy, NE
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I had finished the first draft on my first book and Donna was recommended to me by a colleague to do the editing. I really didn’t know much about editing or how it worked. Donna did a wonderful job. She explained the process to me and what I should expect. Donna took the mess that I called a rough draft and not only edited it, but rewrote parts to make me sound better than I am. It was such an easy process working with her because I let her do what she does best and I focused on the message of the book. We went through one major editing and a couple of minor ones. The process was very quick and reasonably priced. I cannot say enough about Donna’s work and would recommend her highly to anyone. – Michael Smith, architect
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The perfect essential oil reference guide for both the novice and expert oil user. Fully updated with the latest research & expertly written to help you quickly find the perfect oil or oil blend. This essential oil reference guide provides easy to use steps, usage tips, and advice along with in-depth, expert-level knowledge.
I would recommend Donna to anyone needing an editor. Donna is extremely detail-oriented and amazing at what she does. She doesn’t miss anything. Not only did she do an impeccable job with editing, but she is fast and a pleasure to work with too. Donna is my first choice when it comes to editing. – The Essential Lifeessential oils book team.
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By Jane Blaffer Owen
For nearly seven decades, Jane Blaffer Owen was the driving force behind the restoration and revitalization of the town of New Harmony, Indiana. In this delightful memoir, Blaffer Owen describes the transformational effect the town had on her life. An oil heiress from Houston, she met and married Kenneth Dale Owen, great-great-grandson of Robert Owen, founder of a communal society in New Harmony. Her engaging account of her journey to renew the town provides glimpses into New Harmony’s past and all of its citizens—scientists, educators, and naturalists—whose influence spread far beyond the town limits.
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By Diana J. Ensign, JD
Whether we have lost a parent, child, spouse, sibling, grandparent, or other significant person in our life, death of a loved one can send us reeling. These intimate, personal stories highlight the myriad and unexpected ways people cope with real life struggles when facing traumatic loss. By sharing our most vulnerable accounts of grief, we build a safe harbor around the subject of death — even when the stories are heartbreakingly difficult. When facing loss of a loved one — from suicide, serious illness, alcohol or drug use, medical mishap, accident, or violent assault — WE CAN HEAL. This book reveals tender, heartfelt wisdom for the arduous journey of grief and healing. Always, our strength resides deep within our heart — in the enduring love for people we cherish.
Donna Mosher provides superior book editing expertise. Her editing skills include not only accuracy and promptness but also careful attention to the heart of a project. I highly recommend her professional services and am grateful for her editing assistance in my nonfiction book, Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing. It was a pleasure working with her. – Diana J. Ensign, JD
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- Circadian Rhythm and Light
- Cold thermogenesis and Heat
- Diet and Nutrition
Donna researched and wrote on various health and energy biohacks. The ten modules she delivered were informative, casual, and hip – just what I wanted to engage our young and active audience on the lookout for revolutionary tips to boost their well-being. She is very friendly and personable and a joy to work with. – Sarah Turner, RebelScientist.com
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I’ve also worked as a consultant and/or editor to the following authors:
- Authentic Woman Enterprises – The Authentic Woman Playbook
- Deborah Roth – Circle of One
- Dr Pawsitive – Dog-Chology: Canine Communication and Control
- Larry DeRusha – Roar from Within
- Jerry Teplitz – Managing Stress in Difficult Times
- Ray Anthony – F-A-S-T Forward… And Step On It!
- Vicki Warren – Coffee, Doughnuts, & God
I want to endorse with great pride Donna Mosher’s writing skill set and her management ability with a book she helped my co-author and me publish about divided government and split-ticket voting trends in the U.S. The material was complicated: Donna interviewed almost 200 Gallup Poll respondents; she then transcribed and edited all the many responses. She also conceptualized the many seminar discussions between the authors that structured the core themes in the book. We could not have published this book without her.
– V. Lance Tarrance
Checked and Balanced: How Ticket-Splitters Are Shaping
the New Balance of Power in American Politics
by V. Lance Tarrance Jr. and Walter De Vries,
Foreword by David Broder